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Financial Steps To Take When You Get A Divorce

Unfortunately, many divorces are caused by financial stress. Sadly, the stress does not end when you decide to divorce. A divorce means you have to get your financial house in order and that you will have to budget carefully. When you go from a household with two incomes to a household with one, you have to prepare yourself. Here are some things you can do. Check Your Credit Report First, pull a copy of your credit report and make sure everything is accurate.   Read More...

Are You Paying Too Much Child Support?

When you first separate from the other parent of your children, one of you is ordered to pay custody. The custody amount is determined in part by how much money you and the other parent make along with the needs of the children. If you are paying child support, you probably pay the amount you are supposed to pay every single month. You don't want to fall behind on your payments and risk wage garnishment, losing your license, or having a lien put on your home or other property.   Read More...

Domestic Violence And Divorce: Why Leaving Is SO Important

No one has a right to beat you or hit you repeatedly. You are not a punching bag for when someone else has a problem, gets mad, or drinks too much. You do not  "deserve it." These are all of the excuses people use to stay in a  marriage where they are repeatedly battered. You can divorce him/her, and you absolutely should, especially if there are children in the house. Here is why leaving your violent spouse is SO important.   Read More...

Making It Legal: Domestic Partnerships

The legalization of gay marriage might have reduced the number of couples that relied on just living together, but there are still plenty of people that have no intention of tying the knot. There are no real requirements in any state regarding domestic partnerships but some locations do a better job than others of addressing the rights and protections of cohabitants. You can take action to legalize and solidify your relationship when it comes to financial matters, so read on to learn more about the issue of domestic partnership rights and agreements.   Read More...

Misapprehensions Related To Personal Injury Cases

All people should try to become more familiar with the finer points of personal injury cases. They never know when they're going to be involved in a case like that. Some of the misinformation surrounding personal injury cases will influence the decisions of the people connected with them. People should have an idea of what situations like this will actually be like. For instance, they might have more time than they initially expected.   Read More...